Komatsu News

Boliden Kevitsa Aims for Top Spot in Mining
9/12/2019
On a journey towards constant development and a more automated, efficient and safe working environment; Kevitsa reached a milestone in early July 2019 when it officially took delivery of the first of 17 Komatsu 830E-5 dump trucks ordered from Suomen Rakennuskone (SRO), the local Komatsu Distributor.
The future of construction is digital
8/28/2019
The construction industry is going through radical changes. Digitisation will enable the sector to realise much needed productivity gains and increase transparency. The introduction of digital technology will also create better and safer jobsites, and turn construction companies into employers once again attractive to young people.
Komatsu Europe at bauma 2019
7/23/2019
Bauma is the most important trade fair in the industry for construction vehicles and equipment, building material machines, and for mining machines. And, in its 65-year history, it had never generated more positive results and feedback than with this 2019 edition. A record 620 thousand visitors from over 200 countries, 3,700 exhibitors, countless technological innovations and new products, and recurrent reports of “highest sales ever”, proved that bauma is the heartbeat of the industry.
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Komatsu Europe upgrades used equipment website
6/21/2019
Komatsu Europe anounces the upgrade of its used-equipment web site (used.komatsu.eu). Redesigned and developed in collaboration with Mascus and Ritchie Bros Asset Solution, the new complete end-to-end solution is mobile and user- friendly, with software and improved tools that will help Komatsu and its European dealers to better manage, analyze and remarket their used equipment via an inventory management system (Komatsu IMS)
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Komatsu Europe launches GD675-7 Motor Grader
6/19/2019
Komatsu Europe announces the introduction of the new GD675‐7 Motor Grader. Its powerful and efficient EU Stage V emission‐certified engine and a “Heavy‐Duty” aftertreatment system, which combines a Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filter (KDPF) with a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system, allow this latest addition to Komatsu’s motor grader line‐up to offer additional choices to customers.
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Komatsu innovations on show at bauma 2019
1/28/2019
At bauma 2019, Komatsu Europe (KEISA) will showcase industry-leading products and services, and new technological developments. Over 30 Komatsu machines and their attachments will be displayed and the latest Komatsu innovations introduced to the European market on a 4,000 m² indoor stand, and a 2,600 m² outdoor area where the benefits of Komatsu’s construction and mining equipment will be demonstrated live.
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Komatsu Europe presents the all-new WA475-10 wheel loader at bauma 2019
4/10/2019
Komatsu Europe will present a WA475-10 prototype at the bauma 2019 trade fair in Munich (April 8-14). Featuring the Komatsu Hydraulic Mechanical Transmission (KHMT), this next generation 24 tonnes class wheel loader is a versatile performer with an EU Stage V engine. Built on the recognized benefits of its predecessor, the WA475-10 is up to 30% more fuel-efficient and is perfect for any moving, transport or loading job with an outstanding combination of fuel efficiency, productivity and ease of operation.
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Komatsu Europe presents Smart Construction at bauma 2019
4/10/2019
Inspired by the experience gathered over decades by the creation of new engineering skills, innovative services and dedicated customer support, Smart Construction will be released to the European market by Komatsu Europe.
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Komatsu Europe announces EU Stage V Engines
4/10/2019
Komatsu Europe announces the commercial production of new Komatsu diesel engines with EU Stage V technology. Built on Komatsu’s progress in engineering improvements to reduce emissions, EU Stage V will be integrated into Komatsu engines to limit the levels of harmful substances contained in exhaust gas and promote a more sustainable future.
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Komatsu Europe introduces PC360LCi-11 Excavator
4/10/2019
Since its introduction the success of the Komatsu excavator intelligent Machine Control system in delivering step changes in productivity, efficiency and cost saving for customers’ businesses has led to it being recognised as the benchmark technology in the construction industry. With the introduction of the PC360LCi-11, customers can now experience those benefits on large infrastructure and earthmoving projects.
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Komatsu Europe announces the new PC490HRD-11 High Reach Demolition Excavator
2/27/2019
The new PC490HRD-11 is the latest in Komatsu’s range of heavy-duty demolition excavators. It brings “best in class” working height to the 60-tonne machine sector and can be configured in six different working arrangements. It carries a 2.0 tonne demolition tool up to a height of 32 metres, a 3.34 tonne tool up to 28m and it can work with a 5-tonne demolition tool up to 17.4 metres. This new machine will allow operators to work through the widest possible range with optimal control and safety.
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Komatsu Europe launches WB93R-8 Backhoe Loader
11/14/2018
Komatsu Europe announces the WB93R-8 backhoe loader, the first model of a new range in line with EU Stage IV emission regulations. Packed with customer-focused features, the WB93R-8 offers a high level of standard specifications and industry-leading operator visibility with Komatsu’s unique combination of a lateral exhaust pipe and compact bonnet. Built around the successful features of previous Komatsu backhoe loaders, the new WB93R-8 has an operating weight of 8,130 kg, and an improved EU Stage IV Komatsu SAA4D99E-1 engine with more power (75 kW /102 hp gross) and a lower fuel consumption.
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Komatsu Europe launches WA100M-8 Compact Wheel Loader
8/13/2018
The new Komatsu WA100M-8 Compact Wheel Loader proposes new and improved features. It provides effortless and low-cost operations with a powerful EU Stage IV engine and the proven Komatsu Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system, a new ergonomic design, a high level of standard specifications and an array of new options. On construction sites, in the recycling industry or for agricultural jobs, with the hydraulic quick-coupler, Easy Fork kinematic and a wide range of available attachments, the Komatsu WA100M-8 is a reliable and versatile tool..
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Komatsu Europe launches HD1500-8 Rigid Dump Truck
7/9/2018
Packed with new and improved features, the Komatsu HD1500-8 Rigid Dump Truck combines industry-leading characteristics with genuine Komatsu design and the latest technology to bring unrivalled value to customers. With low fuel consumption, first-class operator comfort, improved safety features, the new HD1500-8 achieves the highest level of productivity, reliability & safety.
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Komatsu Europe introduces new PW160-11 wheeled excavator
6/4/2018
Komatsu Europe announces the new PW160-11 wheeled excavator. Ideal on job sites with limited space or in urban areas, this compact machine is a versatile tool, packed with new features. It has a powerful EU Stage IV engine and provides an average of 4 % lower fuel consumption. Built on the recognized benefits of its predecessor, with the same basic machine dimensions, linkage, and main hydraulic valve, the Komatsu PW160-11 proposes advancements in design and technology that improve versatility, efficiency and operator comfort.
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Komatsu Europe Announces New Range of Backhoe Loaders at Intermat 2018
4/27/2018
Komatsu Europe announces the launch of a new range of backhoe loaders in line with EU Stage IV emission regulations. Scheduled to go on sale in September 2018, a new WB93R will be showcased at Intermat 2018 in Paris. A second new backhoe loader will be introduced in the following months. Based on the successful current machines, these improved EU Stage IV models provide increased efficiency and reduced fuel consumption without compromising performance or productivity.
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Komatsu Europe Introduces New PC1250-11 Excavator
4/27/2018
The new PC1250-11 is a large hydraulic excavator with improved production levels and safety features. Its powerful and economical Komatsu engine, exempt from current EU emission regulations but EU Stage V ready, integrates Komatsu’s latest fuel saving technology. It features two Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filters (KDPF), with no need for a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system.
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Komatsu Europe Presents WA380-8 Wheel Loader in Waste & Recycling Configuration at Intermat 2018
4/27/2018
At Intermat 2018, Komatsu Europe will showcase a WA380-8 fully configured for Waste & Recycling work. The WA380-8 wheel loader, is a versatile performer with an EU Stage IV engine and fuel consumption up to 8 % lower than the WA380-7. It offers an outstanding combination of stability, breakout power and tractive effort and is perfect for any moving, transport or loading job. Available attachments extend the machine’s versatility to waste handling or quarry applications.
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Komatsu Europe Launches New HB215LC-3 Hybrid Excavator at Intermat 2018
4/27/2018
With an EU Stage IV emissions- compliant engine and Komatsu’s most advanced hybrid and powertrain technologies to date, the HB215LC-3 harnesses close to a century of Komatsu’s industry-leading knowhow. The new HB215LC-3 Hybrid excavator, raises the bar in terms of what customers can expect from an excavator.
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Komatsu Europe Launches WA480-8 Wheel Loader at Intermat 2018
4/27/2018
The new Komatsu WA480-8 offers an outstanding combination of stability, breakout power and tractive effort to customers and is perfect for any moving, transport or loading job. Available machine attachments extend the machine’s versatility to waste handling or quarry applications.
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Komatsu Europe Introduces PW148-11 and PW180-11 Wheeled Excavators
4/27/2018
Komatsu Europe announces the new PW148-11 and PW180-11 wheeled excavators. Ideal on job sites with limited space or in urban areas, these compact machines are versatile tools packed with new features, with a powerful EU Stage IV engine and up to 13 % lower fuel consumption. At Intermat 2018 in Paris (April 23-28) the new PW148-11 were showcased equipped with a Fliegl “Komatsu edition” trailer.
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Komatsu KomVision and ISO5006:2017
3/19/2018
January 2018 saw the implementation of “ISO5006:2017”, the new ISO visibility testing standard incorporated into the EU standard, “EN474-1 Earthmoving Machinery Safety”. Whilst the new standard covers all earthmoving machinery, existing visibility systems on many Komatsu products don’t require any revision to comply. The major change for Komatsu is the introduction of “KomVision” as a standard safety feature on excavators
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Komatsu Europe at Intermat 2018
1/19/2018
Komatsu Europe will be at Intermat 2018 in Paris, from April 23 to 28 to present a range of our latest innovations, products and services. More than 30 Komatsu machines will be displayed on an indoor 3200 m² stand in Hall 5B, and Komatsu’s unique technologies will be demonstrated live on a 2,500 m² outdoor area. Our experts will offer personal assistance, with answers and solutions to visitors’ needs and questions.
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Komatsu introduces new PC80MR-5 mini excavator
1/19/2018
Komatsu Europe announces the new PC80MR-5 midi excavator, to be premiered in April at the Intermat fair in Paris. With an integrated counterweight and tight tail swing radius, a swing boom that hugs the machine and operating weights ranging from 8,000 to 8,240 kg, the PC80MR-5 is ideal for work in confined areas and urban environments.
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Komatsu Europe introduces new PC228USLC-11 excavator
1/19/2018
The new Komatsu PC228USLC-11 ultra-short tail excavator proposes advances in lifting performance with a 6% lower fuel consumption, improved operator comfort, increased safety features and industry-leading low in-cab noise levels. Its rounded cab design, more compact than on a conventional excavator, allows it to rotate within the counterweight’s swing radius. The PC228USLC-11 can easily manoeuver in more areas, even on space-constrained jobsites.
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Komatsu Europe introduces PW118MR-11 Excavator
10/27/2017
Komatsu Europe announces the new PW118MR-11, a quick and precise “tight tail” midi excavator with a powerful EU Stage IV engine, 6% less fuel consumption and an unrivalled compactness and lifting performance.
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Komatsu Europe Turns 50
10/6/2017
Komatsu Europe International N.V. (KEISA) celebrated its 50th anniversary on 21 and 22 September 2017 with current and retired employees and delegates from European distributors and suppliers. A formal ceremony was held at the company’s Vilvoorde headquarters, followed by an event at the Castle Ter Block, in Overijse, near Brussels.
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Komatsu Europe introduces new WA200-8 wheel loader
9/6/2017
The new WA200-8 wheel loader is an all-round utility performer for most worksites, with an attachment-friendly quick coupler, an EU Stage IV engine - and up to 4 % lower fuel consumption.
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Komatsu Europe introduces new D375A-8 Dozer
7/26/2017
The new 73 tonnes Komatsu D375A-8 crawler dozer has improved production levels and new features for comfort and safety. Its powerful and economical Komatsu engine integrates the latest emission control technologies and fuel-saving features. A robust main frame and track frame, along with 20% more power in reverse, provide faster reverse climbing speeds in downhill dozing, lower cycle times and a drastic increase in productivity.
Komatsu at Steinexpo 2017
7/24/2017
Komatsu Europe International N.V. will participate in the 10th edition of Steinexpo, the "International Demonstration Show for the Construction Materials Industry", to be held in Nieder-Ofleiden, Germany, from 30 August to 2 September 2017.
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Komatsu Europe announces PC390HRD-11 High Reach Demolition Excavator
7/14/2017
The new PC390HRD-11 excavator is a revolutionary and versatile Komatsu unit that removes the need for multiple machines in the demolition process. It was designed and developed, using customer feedback, by Komatsu UK (KUK). The whole machine works together as one complete system, ensuring smooth operation, precision, stability and operator comfort.
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Komatsu Europe introduces HD325-8 and HD405-8 Rigid Dump Trucks
5/10/2017
These latest additions to the Komatsu rigid frame truck family combine increased engine power and the Komatsu Traction Control System (KTCS) for improved productivity. They feature payload capacities of 36,5 and 40 metric tonnes respectively and replace the HD325‐7 and HD405‐7 models. Both new trucks feature a EU Stage IV certified Komatsu SAA6D140‐7 engine that puts out 386 kW (518 HP). The latest engine technology from Komatsu also reduces fuel consumption.
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Komatsu Europe introduces HD465-8 and HD605-8 Rigid Dump Trucks
5/5/2017
These additions to the Komatsu rigid frame truck family combine increased engine power and the Komatsu Traction Control System (KTCS) for improved productivity. They feature payload capacities of 55 and 63 metric tonnes respectively and replace the HD465-7 and HD605-7 models. Both new trucks use a Komatsu SAA6D170E‐7 engine with its power increased to 578 kW (775 HP). This latest engine technology from Komatsu also reduces fuel consumption.
Komatsu Europe announces the new PC700LC-11 hydraulic excavator
4/19/2017
With an operating weight between 67.500 kg - 69.500 kg, the PC700LC-11 is EU Stage IV emissions compliant and maintains the powerful productivity and transportability of the previous model, while improving cab design and serviceability - and fuel efficiency by up to 6%.
Komatsu acquires Joy Global to expand mining business
1/1/0001
Milwaukee, WI, USA – April 5, 2017 – Komatsu America Corp., a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. (TYO: 6301) (“Komatsu”) has completed its acquisition of Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) (“Joy Global”), a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions.
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Komatsu Europe introduces D51EX/PX-24 Dozer
2/27/2017
This latest model completes the range of Komatsu EU Stage IV compliant hydrostatic dozers. With its new 4‐cylinder engine, ECO and POWER modes and automatic idling shut‐down system, the D51EX/PX‐24 can drastically increase customer’s profitability.
Komatsu Europe introduces PC210LCi-11 hydraulic excavator
2/22/2017
The exclusive control function allows the operator to no longer worry about digging too deep or damaging a target surface. From rough digging to finish grading, the PC210LCi-11 excavator can dramatically improve efficiency, precision and safety on a work site.
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Komatsu Europe introduces new PC170LC-11 excavator
2/22/2017
Featuring all the advantages of the latest Komatsu “‐11” range, it further leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation with an environmentally friendly EU Stage IV engine, up to 3% improved fuel efficiency and up to 5% increase in power output during boom raise and swing.
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Komatsu Europe introduces D51EXi/PXi-24 Dozer
2/22/2017
Featuring all the advantages of the new D51-24 dozer, and enhanced with customer benefits offered only by Komatsu’s integrated intelligent system, the D51EXi/PXi-24 brings improved efficiency and reduced costs to customers.
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Komatsu Europe introduces new MR-5 mini excavators
2/13/2017
This new generation harnesses Komatsu’s unrivalled technological know-how and worldwide resources to bring industry leading customer values to the mini excavator sector. The MR-5 range boasts many industry firsts and is packed full of outstanding new and improved features.
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Komatsu Europe at Samoter 2017
2/10/2017
Komatsu Europe International N.V. will participate in the 30th edition of Samoter, the international triennial earth-moving and building machinery exhibition, to be held in Verona, Italy, from 22 to 25 February.
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Komatsu Europe International N.V. Introduces WA320-8 Wheel Loader
1/18/2017
Komatsu Europe presents the new WA320-8 wheel loader, an all-around utility performer for almost any worksite, with an attachment-friendly quick coupler, an EU Stage IV engine and up to 3 % lower fuel consumption.
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Komatsu Europe International N.V. Introduces WA270-8 Wheel Loader
1/18/2017
Komatsu Europe presents the new WA270-8 wheel loader, an all-around utility performer for almost any worksite, with an attachment-friendly quick coupler, an EU Stage IV engine and up to 3 % lower fuel consumption.
Komatsu Europe International N.V. Introduces the PC230NHD-11 Hydraulic Excavator
11/16/2016
This new excavator further leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation with a more environmentally-friendly EU Stage IV Komatsu engine (up to 15% more fuel efficient), larger boom cylinders, a narrow design for easy transport, a heavy duty undercarriage and enhanced serviceability.
Komatsu strengthens presence in Germany
9/15/2016
Komatsu Mining Germany GmbH based in Düsseldorf and Komatsu Hanomag GmbH based in Hanover are to merge, keeping both locations, to form Komatsu Germany GmbH.
Komatsu PC210NLC-11 Hydraulic Excavator
11/16/2016
The PC210NLC-11 further leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation with an environmentally friendly EU Stage IV Komatsu engine, an average of 15% improved fuel efficiency, a narrow upper structure with an upgraded cab design, and enhanced safety and serviceability. Productivity is maximised and operating costs are reduced.
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Komatsu Europe International N.V. Introduces D37EXi/PXi-24 Dozer
8/28/2016
Featuring all the advantages of the new D37-24 dozer, and enhanced with the customer benefits offered only by Komatsu’s integrated intelligent system, the D37EXi/PXi-24 brings improved efficiency and reduced costs to customers.
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Komatsu Europe International N.V. introduces D37EX/PX-24 Dozer
8/16/2016
An all-round compact performer built on the widely recognised benefits of its predecessor, it’s a standout choice for any grading or earthmoving application.
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Komatsu Europe Launches WA380-8 Wheel Loader
4/13/2016
The new Komatsu WA380-8 offers an outstanding combination of stability, breakout power and tractive effort to customers and is perfect for any moving, transport or loading job.
Komatsu Europe International Launches New Range of Dash 11 Demolition Specification Hydraulic Excavators
4/13/2016
Fully developed and manufactured in-house by Komatsu, these rugged new machines bring optimal durability, while maximising safety and offering reduced operating costs.
Komatsu Europe International N.V. Presents New HB365LC-3 Hybrid Excavator
4/13/2016
The new HB365LC-3 hybrid excavator features an EU Stage IV engine and ultra-low noise levels, and it further reinforces Komatsu’s strong commitment towards a substantial reduction of the environmental impact of earthmoving machines.
Komatsu Europe International N.V. Launches WA600-8 Wheel Loader
4/13/2016
The new Komatsu WA600-8 wheel loader offers an outstanding combination of stability, breakout power and tractive effort to customers, and is perfect for any moving, transport or loading job. Built on the recognized benefits of its redecessor, it’s a versatile performer with an EU Stage IV engine that uses up to 13 % less fuel.
New management at Komatsu Europe International N.V.
4/13/2016
The Komatsu Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Mr Masatoshi Morishita as Managing Director & CEO, and Marketing Division President, of Komatsu Europe International N.V. effective April 1, 2016.
Komatsu Europe International presents New PW98MR-10 Midi Excavator
4/12/2016
This new Komatsu tight-tail machine bridges the gap between compact and construction-sized excavators and can work in a wide variety of construction, utility and landscaping applications with improved efficiency.
Komatsu Europe International N.V. Launches WA500-8 Wheel Loader
4/12/2016
Built on the recognized benefits of its predecessor, the new Komatsu WA500-8 offers an outstanding combination of stability, breakout power and tractive effort to customers and is perfect for any moving, transport or loading job.
Komatsu Europe International N.V. Launches D85EXi/PXi-18 Dozer
1/20/2016
Featuring all the advantages of the D85-18 dozer, and enhanced with the customer benefits offered only by Komatsu’s integrated intelligent system, the D85EXi/PXi-18 improves efficiency and reduces costs for customers.
Komatsu Europe International N.V. at bauma 2016
1/20/2016
Several brand new models and the latest industry-leading Komatsu technologies for products and services will highlight Komatsu’s continuing focus on innovation and its commitment to improve job site efficiency and lower overall costs for customers.
Komatsu Europe International N.V. Launches WA470-8 Wheel Loader
1/20/2016
The WA470-8 will be showcased at bauma 2016, with a new auto-digging mode, a new E-light work mode and with Komatsu’s redesigned digging bucket, which further improves penetration and is easier to fill.
Komatsu PC170LC-10 Excavator at bauma 2016
1/19/2016
The PC170LC-10 provides improved performance and up to 5% more lift capacity with a standard counterweight when compared to the PC160LC-8. The optional heavier counterweight provides up to 15% more lift capacity and is ideal for contractors looking for a more powerful lifting machine
Komatsu PC210LCi-10 Hydraulic Excavator at Bauma 2016
1/19/2016
The Komatsu PC210LCi-10 excavator was first presented at bauma 2013, then officially launched on the European market in November 2014. It integrates Komatsu’s unique intelligent Machine Control technology, a now proven concept that has penetrated markets worldwide with over 570 units delivered.
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PC138US-11 A New Addition to the Komatsu Excavator Range
1/19/2016
The PC138US-11’s short tail swing radius makes it an ideal machine for safe working in confined work areas such as single lane traffic or urban environments.
Komatsu PC490LC-10 High Reach Demolition Crawler Excavator at bauma 2016
1/19/2016
The PC490LC-10 High Reach Demolition (HRD) excavator, Komatsu’s latest addition to its highly successful demolition range, will be presented at bauma 2016 with a new adjustable undercarriage.